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Old 07-16-2016, 08:32 PM   #1
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Two more weeks!

We pick up our new 2017 Roo 23IKSS in two weeks and we cannot wait!
Any advice for a first time Roo owner? Anything I should look out for when we take her out the following weekend?

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Old 07-17-2016, 05:14 AM   #2
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Just a few suggestions from a fellow new Roo owner: get some graphite for the locks, wet down the bunk end canvas thoroughly, reinforce the drawer bottoms, put a locking door handle on the bathroom if you have kids and keep the emergency unlock tool handy! , get a Rhino-Flex sewer hose, run your furnace until it gets good and hot to make sure it doesn't get noisy and... Have fun!
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Old 07-17-2016, 05:38 AM   #3
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For safety reasons I would recommend not adding locks to interior doors especially if you have kids.
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Old 07-17-2016, 05:55 AM   #4
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Come on Dan....Say it......
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Old 07-17-2016, 06:46 AM   #5
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Get some Popup Gizmos for the canvas and some Reflectix for the tent windows.
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Old 07-17-2016, 06:51 AM   #6
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Alright!

Get some Popup Gizmos for the canvas and some Reflectix for the tent windows.
#1 mod for hybrids.
You're a good sport !
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Old 07-17-2016, 12:25 PM   #7
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Just a few suggestions from a fellow new Roo owner: get some graphite for the locks, wet down the bunk end canvas thoroughly, reinforce the drawer bottoms, put a locking door handle on the bathroom if you have kids and keep the emergency unlock tool handy! , get a Rhino-Flex sewer hose, run your furnace until it gets good and hot to make sure it doesn't get noisy and... Have fun!
I think he meant "smelly." You want to burn off the oils and such that are left on the furnace during construction. First time you run the furnace these burn off and stink a bit.
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Nope... Noisy. When my furnace has run for a while the fan hits the housing. If you run it for just a few minutes you wouldn't know there is a problem.
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And I still can't figure out why there would be a problem with putting a locking door handle on a bathroom door??
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Alright!

Get some Popup Gizmos for the canvas and some Reflectix for the tent windows.
#1 mod for hybrids.
I am in the homebuilding industry and am familiar with a reflective house wrap to put overtop of the Tyvek before vinyl siding or stone or whatever. Are you using a similar product to custom make a covering of some kind to go inside or outside the tent end?

Or are you just cutting out a piece the shape of the windows and zippering it between the vinyl and the screen parts?
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